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Contact
WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza (VIDRL)
Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity
792 Elizabeth Street
Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia

T +61 3 9342 9300
F +61 3 9342 9329
whoflu@influenzacentre.org


Contact and Location

Address:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza
Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity
792 Elizabeth Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia

Phone: +61 3 9342 9300
Fax: +61 3 9342 9329
Email: whoflu@influenzacentre.org

Location
We are situated approximately 3km north of Melbourne Central Business District (CBD). The laboratories are located in the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, on the southeast corner of the intersection of Elizabeth Street/Royal Parade and Grattan Street, near the Royal Melbourne Hospital and The University of Melbourne.


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On arrival:
If driving, parking may be available in the surrounding streets and in the University Square Car Park which has entrances on Berkeley Street and Bouverie Street. You may enter the Doherty Institute building via doors on corner of Elizabeth Sreet and Grattan Street, on Grattan Street or on Berkeley Street. The WHO Collaborating Centre is located on the 4th floor, accessible via the front lifts. As the Centre is a secure facility, please telephone ahead to arrange to meet your host.

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To reach us by car:
From Melbourne CBD: Proceed north along Elizabeth Street past the Queen Victoria market, at the large roundabout (Haymarket Roundabout) at the corner of Elizabeth Street and Flemington Road, stay in the right-most lane and drive around the roundabout to continue straight on Elizabeth Street. The Doherty Institute is on the corner of the next intersection (Elizabeth and Grattan Streets) on the right hand side.

From Tullamarine Airport: Proceed along the Tullamarine Freeway and exit onto Flemington Road. Proceed along Flemington Road using the leftmost lane. When you reach Grattan Street (approximately 2km) turn left at the lights. Proceed approximately 200m to the intersection with Elizabeth Street/Royal Parade, the Doherty Institute is on the south-east corner of this intersection.


To reach us by public transport:
Tram: Several trams run from Melbourne CBD to stops within easy walking distance of VIDRL.
Metlink’s tram network information page.

Trams 1, 3, 3a, 5, 6, 8, 16, 64, 67, 72 and any trams marked ‘Melbourne University’ travel along Swanston Street and stop at Lincoln Square, walk 10-15 minutes to the Doherty Institute. Maps and timetables
Trams 19 and 59 (from Melbourne CBD) Stop 9 at the corner of Royal Parade and Grattan Street, walk 5 minutes north to the Doherty Institute. Maps and timetables:
Tram 19
Tram 59
Tram 55 (from Melbourne CBD) Stop 12 at the corner of Peel Street and Flemington Road, walk 5 minutes north/north east to the Doherty Institute. Map and timetable

Bus: Metlink’s bus network information page

Bus 401 between North Melbourne Station and Melbourne University runs down Grattan Street Map and timetable
Bus 402 between East Melbourne and Footscray runs down Grattan Street Map and timetable
Bus 546 between Heidelberg and Melbourne University via Clifton Hill and Carlton. Stops at the corner of Grattan Street and Royal Parade. Map and timetable

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